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Afghan girl, 50 years later
Afghan girl, 50 years later
LevT


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Hidden Gem: Break Time (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Mexico 2010
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical IF for Nikon
Location: Taxco, Mexico
Date: Jan 8, 2010
Galleries: Portraiture, Black and White
Date Uploaded: May 6, 2010

another shot of Maria, the same woman as in my January 2010 FS
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on one hand, I feel conscious about entering a similar shot of the same person, on the other hand... hey, if Manny 21.gif Librodo can do it, why can't I? :)

don't know about you, but I am absolutely mesmerized by her face... I already remarked in my comments to the first image that her intense inquisitive gaze reminded me the famous "Afghan girl" by Steve McCurry, only years and years later.

Statistics
Place: 21 out of 521
Avg (all users): 6.5875
Avg (commenters): 8.4000
Avg (participants): 6.5678
Avg (non-participants): 6.6429
Views since voting: 1567
Views during voting: 275
Votes: 160
Comments: 10
Favorites: 2 (view)


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07/25/2010 12:38:13 PM
nice!!

Message edited by author 2010-07-25 12:38:55.
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05/19/2010 02:51:54 PM
Beautiful image Lev....the processing and toning is perfect.
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05/19/2010 10:06:49 AM
Congrats on a great photograph and finish!
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05/19/2010 12:29:38 AM
Great place finish, Lev! Congrats on a beautiful, emotive image.
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05/19/2010 12:25:48 AM
Congratulations on the great showing, Lev. It truly is a mesmerizing photo.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/16/2010 10:52:44 PM
her eyes are so sad..10
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05/16/2010 02:39:27 AM
Awesome portrait.
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05/13/2010 09:56:10 PM
You found her? Nice job.
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05/13/2010 03:04:58 AM
Fantastic portrait!
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05/12/2010 04:09:32 AM
Nice allusion to an iconic shot. I think the piercing green eyes is what makes that image so memorable. This is one of the few instances where I actually want to see an image in color. 7
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